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Policy Makers Symposium

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Early Bird Pricing Ends August 31st.

Tickets include breakfast, lunch, and networking reception following the Symposium programming.

Confirmed Speakers

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
U.S. Representative Garret Graves (R-LA)
U.S. Representative Scott Peters (D-CA)
U.S. Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY)

Executives and representatives from:

  • American Green Bank Consortium
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • ClearPath
  • Climate Central
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Earthrise Energy LLC
  • Holland & Knight
  • Lime
  • X-Energy

2019 Symposium Panels

Clean Energy at the Giga-Scale: Achieving Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions

Explore the power and potential of private sector collaboration toward an increase of clean energy resources and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Panelists will highlight specific success stories and discuss solutions to meeting renewable and net-zero emission goals.

Clean Energy in the Mainstream

Move beyond the headlines to discuss clean energy and environmental issues that are top of mind for businesses, industries and consumers that desire to market their achievements.

  • Charles Hernick, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (Moderator)
  • Bernadette Woods Placky, Chief Meteorologist and Climate Matters Program Director, ClimateCentral.org
  • Ben LaRocco, Senior Manager of Policy, Lime
  • Angie Slaughter, VP, Sustainability, Logistics, SVC & Capabilities Procurement, Anheuser-Bush
  • Vanessa Tutos, Director, Government Affairs, EDP Renewables

Ideas to Action In Innovation: What Comes Next in Clean Energy?

This panel focuses on new technologies and features rising companies that are leading the way when it comes to energy innovation. Panelists will describe how they are bridging the gap between good ideas and deployable clean energy technology.

Technology Leadership: American-Made Solutions for the World

Here we highlight the United States’ comparative advantage in the clean energy space and discuss the conditions that are needed to create U.S.-based jobs and for the U.S. to export goods and services in the emerging clean energy global economy. It will also highlight state efforts for establishing a leadership position in emerging markets.

Global Clean Energy Finance

This panel looks at new and emerging trends in the finance community that address surging demand and funding for the next generation of clean energy technology. It will also identify current regulatory and policy barriers to financing advanced clean energy technologies.

SPOTLIGHT: Federal – State Innovation Nexus

Hear a discussion between experts covering state and federal initiatives to advance early stage technologies that directly impact clean energy in states. This conversation will illuminate how government efforts aim to complement private commercialization actions and support the deployment of new and proven energy technologies in the marketplace.

Dr. Laura Nelson, Executive Director, Office of Energy Development, State of Utah
Conner Prochaska, Chief Commercialization Officer, Director of the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT), U.S. Department of Energy


September 26
9:00 am - 7:00 pm


National Press Club
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045 United States
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(202) 662-7500